Program Description

This 16-week Accelerated Fanshawe College Certificate program provides graduates with the knowledge and skills needed to function as a clerk, assistant or receptionist in a variety of health care facilities, including hospital units, doctors’ offices and clinics.


Admission Requirements: 
  • OSSD (or equivalent)
  • mature applicant status

Note: Recommended Keyboarding prerequisite of 25 wpm

Career Paths: 

Graduates of this program may become:

  • Medical secretaries
  • Medical records clerks
  • Medical office clerks or receptionists
  • Medical billing clerks
  • Medical transcriptionists

Employment opportunities include: 

  • Hospitals
  • Residential care facilities
  • Non-institutional health services
  • Community clinics
  • Offices of physicians, surgeons, dentists, optometrists, chiropractors and other health practitioners